Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

BOYD, DAVID WILLIAM

Technical Sergeant, U. S. Army Air Corps. Home address: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County. Mr. And Mrs. David H. Boyd, Parents, 3191j2 N. W. 12th St., Oklahoma City. Born November 1, 1922. Enlisted November 19, 1942. Decorations : Air Medal; Oak Leaf Cluster; Order of the Purple Heart awarded posthumously, and Citation of Honor. Graduated Classen High School, Oklahoma City. Member of First English Lutheran Church, Oklahoma City. Baseball player (pitcher on Tankersley Sandlot team). Sailed for duty overseas January, 1944. Died April 21, 1944, returning from mission over Germany.

Oklahoma Historical Society

Oklahoma History Center | 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr. | Oklahoma City, OK 73105